A Touch Of Zen (俠女) - The Masters Of Cinema Series #130 (3 Disc Set)

A Touch Of Zen (俠女) - The Masters Of Cinema Series #130 (3 Disc Set)

Blu-ray · Region BGroßbritannien · Action ⁄ Abenteuer ⁄ Wu Xia · Union Film Company · Taiwan 1971

Widely regarded as the greatest martial arts epic of all time, A Touch of Zen won awards worldwide (including at Cannes), smashed box-office records and had an incalculable influence on the genre as a whole.

An unambitious painter named Gu (Shih Jun) lives with his mother in the vicinity of an abandoned mansion rumoured to be haunted. In actuality, the mansion has become a hiding place for the warrior Yang (Hsu Feng) and her own mother, both taking refuge following the assassination of their loyal minister father by the wicked eunuch Wei of East Chamber. After the eunuch sends an army to pursue the escapees, the group fortify the mansion with traps and false intimations of the terrifying ghosts within. But even after, things take yet more unsettling turns...

Famed for its iconic set pieces, including the central bamboo forest battle, A Touch of Zen is one of cinema's truly peerless action sagas and the precursor par excellence of such modern wuxia films as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and House of Flying Daggers. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present King Hu's masterpiece in a Limited Edition (2000 units) Three-Disc Dual Format edition for the first time in the UK.

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Titel: A Touch Of Zen (俠女) - The Masters Of Cinema Series #130 (3 Disc Set)
Orginal Titel: 俠女 (Hsia nu / Xia nü) | A Touch Of Zen | Chivalrous Lady (lit.)
Deutscher Titel: Ein Hauch von Zen
Genre: Action ⁄ Abenteuer ⁄ Wu Xia
Studio: Union Film Company
Vertrieb: Eureka Entertainment Ltd.
Land / Jahr: Taiwan 1971
Altersfreigabe: BBFC: Suitable only for persons of 12 years and over
Länge: 179:36 Minuten

Cast & Crew

Regisseur:Chin-Chuan King HU
Action-Regisseur:Ying Kit HAN
Kin-Gwan Tony POON
Autor:Chin-Chuan King HU
Sung-Ling PU
Produzent:Jung-Feng SHA
Shiqing YANG
Musik:Dajiang (Ng Tai Kong) WU
Kamera:Yeh-hsing CHOU
Hui-Ying HUA
Besetzung:Feng HSU als Yang Huizhen
Chun SHIH als Gu Shengzhai
Ying BAI als General Shi Wenqiao
Hon SIT als General Lu Ding'an
Hung Roy CHIAO als Abbot Huiyuan
Kin CHO als Magistrate
Peng TIN als Ouyang Nin
Ying Kit HAN als Chief Commander Hsu Hsien-Chen
Wai-Wo TO als Mun Ta's Guard
Wui-Ngai Billy CHAN als East Chamber Guard
Ching-Ying LAM als East Chamber Guard
Ming-Choi NG als East Chamber Guard
Chung-San MAN als Lu Chiang
Mao SHAN als Guard
Lee-Yan KOK als Woodcutter
Fei LUNG als Guard
Besetzung [uncredited]:Sing-Long Jackie CHAN als Bit Part
Kam-Bo Sammo HUNG als Commander Hsu's bodyguard

technische Daten der Disc

Medium: Blu-ray
Region: Region B [GroßbritannienGroßbritannien]
Casetype: Amaray Blu-ray-Case (klar) 3 Disc im Pappschuber
Disctyp: Blu-ray (BD50 - Double Layer) [Film & Bonusmaterial]
DVD 9 [Film & Bonusmaterial]
DVD 9 [Limited Edition Extras]
Bildformat: 2.35:1
Videocodec: H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC)
Videodetails: Resolution: 1080p
Frame Rate: 23,976 / 24 fps
Color Space: Rec.709 8bit
Tonformate: Mandarin LPCM 1.0 Mono [O-Ton]
Englisch Dolby Digital Stereo (2.0) [Audiokommentar]
Untertitel: Englisch

Special Features

  • Hauptmenü
  • Popup-Menü
  • Trailer [1:42 Min.]
  • Booklet (36 Seiten)
  • Audiokommentar von Tony Rayns
  • Dokumentation 'King Hu 1932-1997' [47:56 Min.]
  • Featurette 'Golden Blood' a new video essay by critic and filmmaker David Cairns [17:36 Min.]
  • Film/Serie auf DVD
  • sonstiges: LIMITED EDITION OF 2000 - With Bonus disc and slipcase